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Woman Accused Of Assault With A Deadly Peanut

by | 22nd, July 2008

AMERICAN police say it’s a case of assault with a deadly peanut. As the Cincinnati Enquirer reports:

Robyn Lee, 23, of Corryville, is charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly tried to cram a peanut in the mouth of her very allergic neighbor Saturday evening.

Lee appeared in court today on the peanut charge and a related criminal damaging charge.

According to police and court records, Lee was riding in a car with a neighbor, Shenna Ferguson, just after 6 p.m., when she allegedly tried to put the peanut in Ferguson’s mouth.

“I told her to stop because I was very (allergic) to peanuts,” Ferguson wrote in an affidavit. “She laughed…”

The women headed to the Tri-County Mall, where Lee continued to taunt her, Ferguson said.

“She told me don’t forget about the peanuts,” Ferguson wrote. “Once she said that I shut up.”

Lee allegedly threw peanuts at Ferguson when the women reached the mall.

Ferguson went inside, then returned to her car to fetch an ATM card. She noticed Lee was stooped near Ferguson’s gold Chrysler, “messing with my tires.”

The windshield wipers were torn off, the car was keyed and the tires were deflated, Ferguson wrote.

A judge set Lee’s bond at $5,000 and ordered her to stay away from Ferguson.

There were no indications Ferguson had suffered an allergic reaction after the alleged peanut attack.

“I’m a P-Nut,” says one Crystal Palace fan to the other…

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